Sessions at Mozilla All-Hands on Wednesday 14th September

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  • Breakfast

    Track: Global

    At 7:00am to 9:00am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Sunrise Stress Relief

    Track: Global

    At 7:00am to 8:00am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Innovation from Cross Cultural Teamwork [Tokyo]

    Speaker: Melissa Lamson

    At 9:00am to 9:45am, Wednesday 14th September

  • See and Be Seen: The Power of Presence [Portugal]

    by Rich Cox

    Track: Develop Core Skills

    People should listen to you.
    Communication is about how you listen and how you show up – even on Skype and email. Good collaboration requires good communication, and a project is only as good as its teamwork.
    The good news is that you, by yourself, can have a big impact no matter who you are talking with. You can:
    * Get your ideas heard
    * Gain respect from others
    * Increase your value to the community
    * Have more productive teams and meetings
    You learn to write code by coding. You learn to communicate by doing it. Get skills you can start using today with this practical and engaging session.

    [Also presented 9-10 on Tuesday and 9-10 on Thursday]

    At 9:00am to 10:00am, Wednesday 14th September

  • So You're the Hiring Manager [Japan]

    by Bret Reckard

    Track: Develop Core Skills
    Speaker: Bret Reckard

    [Also presented 9-10 on Tuesday and 9-10 on Thursday]

    At 9:00am to 10:00am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Taking Charge of Your Career [London]

    by Dave Berz

    Track: Grow Your Career

    A successful career does not just happen. As with any other important project, it requires management. In this workshop you will discover the best tips and practices – from focusing your direction to marketing yourself – for setting professional goals and catapulting your career forward. This workshop will focus on:
    * How to actively manage your career growth
    * How to become career-knowledgeable
    * How to make things happen for yourself and become responsible for your own career
    * The best practices in marketing yourself for opportunities
    * How to open your own doors

    [Also presented 9-10 on Tuesday and 9-10 on Thursday]

    At 9:00am to 10:00am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Working Mobility: What do I need to Know about Working Somewhere Else? [Italy]

    Track: Grow Your Career
    Speaker: PriceWaterhouseCooper

    [Also presented 9-11:30 on Tuesday]

    At 9:00am to 11:30am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Break

    Track: Global

    At 10:00am to 10:30am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Innovation from Cross Cultural Teamwork [Tokyo]

    Speaker: Melissa Lamsom

    At 10:00am to 10:45am, Wednesday 14th September

  • Building Trust for High-Performing Teams [Mexico]

    by Marian Stetson-Rodriguez

    Track: Build Muscle as a Geo-Distributed Workforce

    Trust is the secret sauce of high-performing teams. Trust increases speed, raises team spirit and lowers costs. Learn how you can you reach across differences to motivate others to trust you and each other. Follow a video global team, through frustrations and laughs, as they learn to trust their leader and each other. Discover 10 Trust Dimensions, how various cultures prioritize them, and how trust leads to high performing teams.
    During an interactive, enlightening and fun presentation, you will learn:
    * The 10 dimensions of trust, how they are prioritized across cultures
    * A clear way to integrate the benefits of trust to accomplishing higher team performance

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Courageous Conversations [Japan]

    by Maureen Burkley

    Track: Develop Core Skills

    Having Courageous Conversations means we are communicating in a way that values both ourselves and the other person. It is critical to being able to work effectively with others, yet it is not always easy to do. When we can identify the best approach for delivering a message, we can greatly enhance our ability to achieve results and gain cooperation from others.
    * What a courageous conversation is and what keeps us from having them
    * Tools and techniques to enhance your ability to deliver a message that will be heard
    * How to strategize to set your conversations up for success

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Creating Success in a Geo-Distributed Environment [India]

    by Homa Bahrami

    Track: Build Muscle as a Geo-Distributed Workforce

    Homa Bahrami, a professor at UC Berkeley, will share the results of a research study examining the communication challenges and practices in geo-distributed organizations including the use of technology in the workplace. The goal of this session is to better understand:
    * How to use technology to interact and communicate in a distributed environment
    * Which technologies and tools are most effective in addressing certain types of work challenges
    In short, this session will consider generational or cultural differences with regard to the use of technology for communication purposes in a distributed organization.

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Fostering a Culture of Innovation [Portugal]

    by Rich Cox

    Creativity and innovation are teachable skills. With the right mindset and methods you can sustain a thriving innovation culture that reduces pressure for deadlines and improves the quality of the ideas.
    The key elements are empathy, deferring judgment, and a fail forward mindset. Embracing these has a dramatic effect on group dynamics and increases success.
    Discover the ideas that fuel innovation at places like IDEO and Stanford that will enable you to:
    * Generate more and better ideas
    * Test and kill bad ideas quickly
    * Blend techniques with what you already do
    * Work with any development process (agile, waterfall, etc.)
    * Adapt to changing technologies and needs quickly

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Negotiation as Code: Learning to De-Bug Our Conversations [Paris]

    by David Eaves

    Track: Lead with Confidence

    Everybody at Mozilla negotiates. Whether dealing with contributors, asking the security team to prioritize a patch, or convincing your dad that making free software is a valid career choice. For many, however, negotiating remains a dark art: a skill you are born with, or stumble into.
    It need not be this way.
    In this workshop negotiation expert and Mozilla community member David Eaves will share how there is a code for effective negotiations.
    Specifically, you will learn:
    * A framework for understanding negotiations
    * Common reasons why conversations fail
    * Some basic skills to improve conversations and negotiations, at home and work

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • New Habits of Mind for New Solutions [Czech Republic]

    by Steve Byers

    Track: Lead with Confidence

    Human organizations face complex challenges. Leaders often have a poor understanding of such challenges. New learning is required to devise effective responses. Systems thinking is one way to acquire such learning.
    In this interactive workshop you will apply certain thinking habits in order to gain a deeper understanding of patterns that you would like to change. Using inquiry based on ―open and clean‖ questions, you will explore how to:
    * Increase systems awareness
    * "Lower the waterline" to focus on deep structural change
    You will then be able to shift your thinking, see yourself and your relationships in a new way, and ask better questions in response to complex challenges.

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Story and the Teller: Crafting Your Story and Committing to Your Messages [San Francisco]

    by Dia Bondi

    A presentation/short course in crafting your story and committing to your messages

    Too much content, not enough time? Lots of details to choose from? And when it’s time to speak, what messages am I committing to?

    Keeping your story tight, actionable and within time constraints is no tiny task. Whether you present face-to-face or virtually, you’ll get some help here.

    Through a fun, experiential and approachable set of exercises we’ll explore what it is to design, clarify and commit to your messages. You’ll have the chance to:
    * See where listening fits into presenting
    * Use modular form to quickly organize a story – no matter the size
    * Get a sense of what your audience wants from you
    * Practice committing to your crafted messages

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • The Art of Communicating Your Strengths: How to Talk About Your Achievements Without Sounding Arrogant [Mountain View]

    by Athena Katsaros and Kate Roeske

    Track: Grow Your Career

    Are you shy when it comes to talking about your successes? If you can’t talk about your achievements you run the risk of being underappreciated and overlooked. But how do you do it without sounding arrogant? In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn how to:
    * Talk about yourself, your strengths, and your accomplishments in a comfortable way that will keep people’s attention
    * Share your talents with ease and shine in performance reviews and job interviews
    * Master the art of telling stories about your accomplishments in a way that’s both authentic and engaging

    [This is the only instance of this session]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • The Art of Possibility: Inspiring Others [Berlin]

    by Rose Singer

    Track: Lead with Confidence

    How you show up matters. You can’t beg, bribe or force others to get on board with your vision, ideas or requests. Enrolling others is an art form that – when done well – brings a high-level of commitment, engagement and extraordinary results. This session will focus on leadership as a way of being. You will learn how a master conductor brings out the best in others and how you can do that too.
    Through exercises, video and conversation, you will learn:
    * The importance of leading from the inside out
    * How to create the "possibility" for others to shine
    * How to enroll others to engage fully

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • The Six Thinking Hats: Engaging Others in Creative Problem Solving [London]

    by Dave Berz

    Track: Develop Core Skills
    Based on the work by esteemed intellectual and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Edward De Bono, The Six Thinking Hats is a practical method of looking at a decision from all points of view. Through the idea of the "six hats" or six perspectives, this workshop helps you abandon your habitual thinking style and gives you a more well-rounded perspective on a situation. This method guides thought processes one direction at a time so you can effectively:
    * analyze issues from every possible angle
    * generate new ideas
    * make better decisions
    After learning how to apply this method, you will be able to lead others through a "Six Thinking Hats" meeting or brainstorm session and apply it to your own idea generation.

    [Also presented 10:30-12:30 on Tuesday and 10:30-12:30 on Thursday]

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Working Mobility: What do I need to Know about Working Somewhere Else? (cont.) [Italy]

    Track: Grow Your Career
    Speaker: PriceWaterhouseCooper

    At 10:30am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Brainstorming about DOM bindings and the JIT -- how do we go fast? [Argentina]

    This is a discussion to figure out how to make DOM bindings as JIT-friendly as we can, and as TI-friendly as we can.

    At 11:00am to 12:30pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Lunch

    Track: Global

    At 12:30pm to 2:00pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Accessibility and Mozilla [San Francisco]

    Marco will give old and new Mozillians a chance to get to know accessibility, what it is about and what we in the accessibility team think of for the future. Of course all in alignment with Go Mobile etc.

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Bridging the Gap between Input and Bugzilla [Mountain View]

    by Aakash Desai

    Track: Grow Mozilla
    Speaker: Aakash Desai

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • EVP - TMP: New Employees with less than one year with Mozilla [Tokyo]

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    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Identity Roadmap [Italy]

    by Dan Mills

    Track: Establish Presence in Apps, Identity & Home, with an emphasis on Mobile
    Speaker: Dan Mills

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • IonMonkey [London]

    by David Anderson

    Track: Maximize Firefox on Desktop and Mobile
    Speaker: David Anderson

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Mozilla Stewards Program [Paris]

    by David Boswell

    Track: Grow Mozilla
    Speaker: David Boswell

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

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  • Pancake Interaction Design [Berlin]

    by Madhava Enros

    Track: Establish Presence in Apps, Identity & Home, with an emphasis on Mobile
    Speaker: Madhava Enros

    At 2:00pm to 2:45pm, Wednesday 14th September

  • Break

    Track: Global

    At 2:45pm to 3:00pm, Wednesday 14th September